Yevgeny Faniukline

Yevgeny FaniukYevgeny Faniuk enjoys a rich and a versatile career as an orchestral and chamber musician in
New York City metropolitan area. A frequent guest-member with the Metropolitan Opera
Orchestra and New York City Ballet, he plays principal flute with the Reading Symphony
orchestra in Reading, Pennsylvania and performs regularly with the Albany Symphony and
Princeton Symphony. In the past Yevgeny has performed as a substitute musician with the
Israel Philharmonic and the Russian National Orchestras.
As a chamber musician Yevgeny took part in the Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival, Festival
del Sole in Napa Valley and Festival of the Americas in Stowe Vermont. Mr Faniuk has been a
member of Verbier Festival in Switzerland where he performed with both Symphony and the
Chamber orchestras. Yevgeny has been featured on two highly acclaimed recordings of
Mozart’s piano concertos with David Greilsammer leading the Suedama Ensemble, and the
album “My Mexican Soul” which celebrates music by Mexican composers written in the past
200 years.
Yevgeny has been a prize winner of numerous competitions, including the Flute Talk
Competition and the New York Flute Club Competition in the US. In Israel Yevgeny has
received the first prize at the 1st Haifa International Flute Competition, won the prestigious
Rubin Academy of Music Competition in Tel Aviv and received a top price in the Jerusalem
Young Artist Competitions, as well as honorable mention at Paul Ben Haim Israeli Music
Competition.
A native of Ukraine, Yevgeny immigrated to Israel in the early 90’s where he attended Thelma
Yelin High School for the Arts and Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv University. Yevgeny
moved to the U.S. to pursue degrees from Manhattan School of Music and Carnegie Mellon
University. His teachers include Michael Weintraub, Yossi Arnheim, Linda Chesis and Jeanne
Baxtresser.